Local Officials to Host Senior Fraud Prevention Town Hall on Monday

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Long Beach residents are invited to attend a free Senior Fraud Prevention Town Hall next Monday in North Long Beach, featuring crime and scam experts, city officials announced.

The “Schemes, Scams & Rip-Offs” town hall—hosted by Assemblyman Mike Gipson, D-Carson, and Long Beach City Councilman Rex Richardson—will be held Monday, August 10, at Houghton Park Community Center, 6301 Myrtle Avenue, from 9:00AM to 11:00AM.

The event is meant to educate seniors, family members and concerned residents about scams targeting the vulnerable, according to officials.

Discussion topics include auto repair and sales rip-offs, Medicare scams, and financial fraud.

Attendees will be provided with tips, informational materials and resources on how to be protected. There will also be a giveaway of a document shredder to an audience member.

For more information or to RSVP, please call Gipson’s office at 310.223.1201 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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